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Richard Ashcroft (of The Verve) @ Terminal 5 3/21/17. Photo by Vivian Wang (@Lithophyte) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Break the Night: 90’s Legend, The Verve’s Richard Ashcroft, Returns To New York [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: RICHARD ASHCROFT & ANTHONY D'AMATO @ TERMINAL 5 3/21/17

His hair is shaved, his features ascetically angular, and his eyes concealed behind dark shades. Standing center stage with hands clasped, Richard Ashcroft‘s presence feels nothing short of shamanic. The crowd, clamoring in anticipation just moments before, falls into a reverential silence. Twenty years have elapsed since The Verve’s “Bitter Sweet Symphony” swept the world. […]

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Alexandra Savior @ Hotel Cafe 5/12/16 | Concert Photo By Derrick K Lee

Alexandra Savior Releases “Vanishing Point” Ahead Of SXSW [LISTEN] NEW MUSIC: "VANISHING POINT" BY ALEXANDRA SAVIOR

We simply cannot wait Alexandra Savior‘s debut album, “Belladonna of Sadness”. Ahead of her upcoming appearances at SXSW, Ms. Savior has blessed her fans with another sultry new song, “Vanishing Point”. With its opening notes and lyrics, we’re instantly transported into Ms Savior’s mysteriously sensual world as she croons of the dangers of unrequited love: “You’re […]

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Tiffany Gouché @ Teragram Ballroom 1/28/17. Shot by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Tiffany Gouché’s Lush Alto Voice Mesmerizes At The Teragram Ballroom [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: TIFFANY GOUCHE @ TERAGRAM BALLROOM 1/28/17

When my friend Terrace Martin released “Velvet Portraits” last year, I listened to that album and fell into it’s sonic warmth, enveloping myself in its genre bending styles. “Velvet Portraits” critical acclaim is due in no small part to the phenomenal contributions of musicians that I personally admire (i.e. Robert Glasper, Thundercat, Lala Hathaway, Kamasi Washington, etc.). […]

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Atomic Ape @ The Blue Whale 1/24/17. Shot by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Atomic Ape Comes Out Of 2 Year Hiatus To Blow Up The Blue Whale [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: ATOMIC APE @ THE BLUE WHALE 1/24/17

Formerly known as Orange Tulip Conspiracy,  Atomic Ape came out of a two year hiatus to play a two set gig at The Blue Whale in Little Tokyo. The quintet led by Jason Schimmel hasn’t missed a beat, and on a relatively mundane weekday evening, they masterfully executed their blend of progressive rock, Balkan folk, Klezmer jazz and surf rock for friends, […]

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Daughter @ The Wiltern 11/30/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Daughter’s Musical Journey of Beauty & Sadness Is Overwhelming [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: Daughter @ The Wiltern 11/30/16

There’s is a somber beauty in Daughter’s music. With a penchant for delving deep into relentlessly heavy subject matter, their music will pull on your heart strings until it sheds a tear of blood. Their sophomore album, released January 2016, is another intimate look at the way the band contemplates topics like dementia, loss and loneliness, but […]

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James Vincent McMorrow @ The Wiltern 12/1/16. Photo by Marina Rose (@MarinaRose7) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

James Vincent McMorrow Returns To Los Angeles With Triumphant Wiltern Performance [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: James Vincent McMorrow @ The Wiltern 12/1/16

“It’s a very special venue”, sighs James Vincent McMorrow as the artist comes out of the shadows, an onto the stage  of the venerable Wiltern Theatre. It felt like we got an exceptional variation of vocals that night. From the husky Allan Rayman earlier in the night, we were now about the experience the angelic falsetto […]

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Common @ Stones Throw Superfest @ Sycamore Grove Park 11/5/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com. This photo was obtained under the express authorization and license by Red Bull Media House North America, Inc.

Common’s Charismatic Set Resonates With Stones Throw’s Superfest [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: Common @ Stones Throw Superfest 11/5/16

CLICK HERE FOR MORE STONES THROW SUPERFEST COVERAGE! The main attraction of the Stones Throw Superfest had finally arrived when Common took the stage. When a talent as culturally and musically relevant as Common performs a free show, it is a guaranteed lock that the masses will flock to witness the event. Clearly, this was […]

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